Anemone coronaria De Caen Group

Anemone - Anemone coronaria  De Caen Group

Common Name: Anemone
Genus: Anemone
Species: coronaria
Cultivar: De Caen Group

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 0.25 m (25 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.20 m (20 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue, Purple, Red, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: March & April

Soil Type: Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

  • Other features: contact with the sap may cause skin irritation.

Shallow bowl-shaped flowers in shades of red, blue-violet and white appear from March to April above the deeply divided fresh green leaves. These pretty poppy-flowered anemones make charming cut flowers. They are ideal for a sheltered sunny site.

  • Garden care: Plant pre-soaked tubers 5-8cm (2-3in) deep in September or October in light sandy soil in a sunny protected site. Cover with a cloche or dry mulch to protect against extreme winter weather.

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